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Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

Nov 7, 2022

Podcast thumbnail image featuring circular photo of Christopher Barnes. Purple title text reading "Conversations on Careers and Professional life". White text on a purple gradient that reads "How sleep impacts work and the workplace with Prof. Christopher Barnes."My sleep hasn't been great for years. I never have trouble falling asleep, but I wake after about 5 hours and then have trouble getting back to sleep.  I average about 7 hours of sleep a night, sometimes more, sometimes less (an improvement over a few years ago). A few years back, after hearing author Matt Walker talk...


Oct 18, 2022

Podcast thumbnail image featuring circular photo of Nivedita Kumar. Purple title text reading "Conversations on Careers and Professional life". White text on a purple gradient that reads "The importance and power of networking for the career search. Nivedita Kumar, MBA '22"This episode features a conversation with Nivedita Kumar, Foster MBA '22. Prior to coming to Foster, Nivi worked at Philips as a technical sales manager and then in a variety of roles culminating in Program Manager at Swiggy, a local delivery startup in India.  Nivi interned in a Program Manager role at Amazon during...


Sep 15, 2022

Jeff Perry, Foster Hybrid MBA '20, and founder of More Than Engineering, talks about his transition from engineer to coach of engineers and offers advice for how engineers can articulate their experience and value when switching careers. Visit ConversationsOnCareers.com for full episode show notes. Find additional...


Sep 1, 2022

 

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Portia Obeng is a social media strategist with over 10 years of experience in social media strategy and content management. Her current focus is supporting individuals and organizations in their use of LinkedIn and Instagram. Our conversation focuses on how anyone, but especially job seekers can use LinkedIn to...


Jul 1, 2022

On this episode, I share advice from three members of the Foster MBA class of 2022 on the career search and interviewing. Hear from Elizabeth Daly, Tyson Colledge, and Christine Pham on the importance of knowing your story, and how they prepared for MBA interviews.